Reference and Research Services

How to get help with all your research questions

We are available to answer your reference and research questions. See the table below for contact information.

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point on the top floor of the MacRae Library as well as online. Service Point staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, you can make an appointment with  one of the MacRae librarians listed below.

Areas of Expertise:
Agriculture

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Contact Information:

 

Reference Librarians:

Erin MacPherson (Animal Science & Aquaculture, Engineering and Plant, Food & Environmental Science)
Jaclyn Chambers Page (Business & Social Science, Copyright)

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

Location:

MacRae Library, 135 College Rd, Truro, NS

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam. Service Point staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, you can make an appointment with a Killam Librarian.

Areas of Expertise:
Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference & Research Assistance Help:

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca or you can book a consultation with a Killam librarian, or use the Live Help Service.

Contact Information:

Reference Librarians:

Go to the Subject Liaison Directory to find your librarian's contact information, or to book a consultation with them. 

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

 

Location:

Killam Memorial Library, 6225 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Kellogg Library (Tupper building) and the Kellogg Library Learning Commons (2nd floor CHEB) Service points or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at kellogg@dal.ca

Areas of Expertise:
Medicine, Health, Dentistry

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:

Fall & Winter Terms:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer & Between Session:
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Or by appointment

Contact Information:

Reference Librarians:

Nicole Marcoux (Bachelor of Medical Sciences)
Jackie Phinney (Dalhousie Medicine NB)
Louise Gillis (Pharmacy & Health Administration)
Melissa Rothfus (Nursing)
Robin Parker (Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Community Health & Epidemiology)
Shelley McKibbon (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Rehabilitation programs & Health Sciences)

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Fee-Based Research Services

Locations:

W. K. Kellogg Library: Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street (first floor), Halifax, NS

Kellogg Library Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), 5793 University Avenue (second floor), Halifax, NS

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Sir James Dunn Law Library Reference and Research Support Desk or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at lawref@dal.ca.

Area of Expertise: Canadian Law, Foreign and International Law

Reference & Research Assistance Hours: 
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 12 p.m., 1 – 4 p.m.

Reference Librarians:

Mark Lewis (Law)  
David Michels (Law)
Hannah Steeves (Law) (On Sabbatical)

Contact Information:

  • Information Desk Phone: 902-494-2126
  • Reference & Research Services Phone: 902-494-1868
  • E-mail: lawref@dal.ca

Research Tools:

Location

Sir James Dunn Law Library, Weldon Law Building, 6061 University Ave, Halifax NS

Areas of Expertise:
Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours:

In-person assistance available:
Monday–Friday
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Contact the Librarians:

Research Tools:

Subject Guides:

Location

The Archives and Special Collections Reference Desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

The Reference & Research service is available from the Sexton Library Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library. Staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, we recommend that you book a consultation with one of the Sexton librarians listed below.

Areas of Expertise
Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Contact Information:

 

Reference Librarians:

Sarah Jane Dooley (Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Industrial Engineering, Internetworking)

Allie Fulford (Architecture, Planning, Civil Engineering, Engineering Math, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering)

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

Location:

Sexton Design & Technology Library, 3rd Floor, Building B, 5260 DaCosta Row, Halifax, NS

MacRae

The Reference & Research service is available from the Service Point on the top floor of the MacRae Library as well as online. Service Point staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, you can make an appointment with  one of the MacRae librarians listed below.

Areas of Expertise:
Agriculture

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Contact Information:

 

Reference Librarians:

Erin MacPherson (Animal Science & Aquaculture, Engineering and Plant, Food & Environmental Science)
Jaclyn Chambers Page (Business & Social Science, Copyright)

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

Location:

MacRae Library, 135 College Rd, Truro, NS

Killam

The Reference & Research service is available from the Killam Library Service Point in the lobby of the Killam. Service Point staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, you can make an appointment with a Killam Librarian.

Areas of Expertise:
Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference & Research Assistance Help:

Reference inquiries can be sent to killmref@dal.ca or you can book a consultation with a Killam librarian, or use the Live Help Service.

Contact Information:

Reference Librarians:

Go to the Subject Liaison Directory to find your librarian's contact information, or to book a consultation with them. 

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

 

Location:

Killam Memorial Library, 6225 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Kellogg & KLLC

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Kellogg Library (Tupper building) and the Kellogg Library Learning Commons (2nd floor CHEB) Service points or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at kellogg@dal.ca

Areas of Expertise:
Medicine, Health, Dentistry

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:

Fall & Winter Terms:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer & Between Session:
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Or by appointment

Contact Information:

Reference Librarians:

Nicole Marcoux (Bachelor of Medical Sciences)
Jackie Phinney (Dalhousie Medicine NB)
Louise Gillis (Pharmacy & Health Administration)
Melissa Rothfus (Nursing)
Robin Parker (Medicine, Post Graduate Medicine, Community Health & Epidemiology)
Shelley McKibbon (Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Rehabilitation programs & Health Sciences)

Research Tools & Subject Guides

Fee-Based Research Services

Locations:

W. K. Kellogg Library: Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 5850 College Street (first floor), Halifax, NS

Kellogg Library Learning Commons: Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB), 5793 University Avenue (second floor), Halifax, NS

Dunn

The Reference & Research service is available in person at the Sir James Dunn Law Library Reference and Research Support Desk or make an appointment for online assistance by contacting us at lawref@dal.ca.

Area of Expertise: Canadian Law, Foreign and International Law

Reference & Research Assistance Hours: 
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 12 p.m., 1 – 4 p.m.

Reference Librarians:

Mark Lewis (Law)  
David Michels (Law)
Hannah Steeves (Law) (On Sabbatical)

Contact Information:

  • Information Desk Phone: 902-494-2126
  • Reference & Research Services Phone: 902-494-1868
  • E-mail: lawref@dal.ca

Research Tools:

Location

Sir James Dunn Law Library, Weldon Law Building, 6061 University Ave, Halifax NS

Archives & Special Collections

Areas of Expertise:
Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Management, Sciences

Reference Desk Hours:

In-person assistance available:
Monday–Friday
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Contact Information:

Contact the Librarians:

Research Tools:

Subject Guides:

Location

The Archives and Special Collections Reference Desk is located on the fifth floor of the Killam Library.

Sexton

The Reference & Research service is available from the Sexton Library Service Point in the lobby of the Sexton Library. Staff are available to answer many questions. For more in-depth reference and research assistance, we recommend that you book a consultation with one of the Sexton librarians listed below.

Areas of Expertise
Architecture & Planning, Engineering

Reference & Research Assistance Hours:
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Contact Information:

 

Reference Librarians:

Sarah Jane Dooley (Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Industrial Engineering, Internetworking)

Allie Fulford (Architecture, Planning, Civil Engineering, Engineering Math, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering)

Research Tools & Subject Guides:

Location:

Sexton Design & Technology Library, 3rd Floor, Building B, 5260 DaCosta Row, Halifax, NS